Apprentices' equivalent of Ucas is on its way

Phillips, Lucy
January 2008
People Management;1/10/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p14
The article focuses on a proposed national vacancy-matching system for apprenticeships that would be similar to Ucas, the university placement service. The new service, to begin in England by the end of 2008, is intended to simplify the recruitment process for employers and will provide a single point of entry for potential apprentices. Stephen Gardner, director of apprenticeships at the Learning and Skills Council, said the new service will be in increasing the number of apprenticeships in Great Britain from 250,000 to 500,000 by 2020.


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